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Blue Marlin Restaurant

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8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
(251) 928-5673
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local Place

The Food and Service was great! It is a family run business as you will see when you visit. Good local folks serving fresh seafood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Food and Service was great! It is a family run business as you will see when you visit. Good local folks serving fresh seafood.

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Tuscaloosa, AL
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Had the steak. It was cooked medium just as I requested. Like previous reviewers have stated, the steak is not chargrilled. Had a decent flavor but not worth 23 bucks. Some people in my party had gumbo and said that it was delicious. I would go back but would definitely order something else.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I are always looking for locally owned restaurants in our travels. The Blue Marlin was recommended to us by the owner of the Point Clear Cottages as a good place with good food and good value. It was definitely that. Staff was friendly, the neighborhood atmosphere really added to the enjoyment of the meal. My wife had... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It earns two stars for the waitress, none for the food. My husband and I stopped in after reading the TA reviews and we were quite disappointed. There was only one other couple in there which should have been a sign for us. My husband and the stuffed founder which he found to be pretty good, not great, but good.... More 

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Adamsville, Alabama
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Please disregard the naysayers. I have no connections with this place but have been here a number of times while visiting the area. Have never been disappointed in the least. The only reason I gave them a 4 is because the facility is overdue for an upgraded interior. The five of us who visited last week came away FULL of... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had the Whole Stuffed Flounder, dressing was very tasty but not a lot of it and flounder was full of bones and very "wet". Not as good as I was hoping. Husband had Frog Legs with coleslaw and was very happy with both. They could only make very simple bar drinks and the service was kinda slow. We went right... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Food, service and facilities were all excellent. Seafood hand breaded and fresh, peach cobbler great. A great place to go.

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Panama City
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stayed at Point Clear Cottages, where the owner always suggests Blue Marlin, so we thought we would try it. I'd been sick and my appetite is not fully recovered, so I suggested I would eat part of whatever my wife had. She ordered the steak. It was HUGE! Perfectly medium, with a pleasing crust, the two of us could not... More 

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Blue Springs
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Came upon this restaurant by accident, stopped in and we were so gald we did.. We had oysters on the half shell for appetizers. they were very good. I had the fried shrimp. they were fresh and cooked just right. My husband had the fried catfish and he thought they were OK. The lady serving us was very nice and... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Every year during Thanksgiving weekend we visit The Blue Marlin with our extended family (20+) and the never disappoint! Everything from the fried crab claw and pickle appetizers to the great seafood meals is excellent. Fish and seafood always taste fresh and are fried perfectly. (some non-fried food available as well - but hey, that's not the primary reason to... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Marlin Restaurant

Address: 8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
Phone Number: (251) 928-5673
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Address: 8594 US Hwy 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: (251) 928-5673
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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